A guidebook from the Jim Crow era often meant the difference between a hot meal and a vicious beating.
Benny Goodman\'s personal films—including never-before-seen footage—have been restored.
Just before dawn one morning in July 2008, Kathryn Bigelow was setting up a shot for The Hurt Locker in the Jordanian desert. The movie, which won this year\'s Oscar for best picture and earned Bigelow the best-director award, follows an explosive-ordnance-disposal bomb technician who dismantles roadside IEDs in Iraq.
Just before dawn one July morning, Kathryn Bigelow was setting up a shot for The Hurt Locker in the Jordanian desert. The movie follows an Explosive Ordnance Disposal bomb technician, one of the hundred or so soldiers in Iraq who dismantle roadside IEDs planted by insurgents.
One night last month, just before Christmas, the Italian fashion house Prada threw a party to unveil its new Manhattan shop. But the scene that unfolded looked more like a movie premiere than the opening of a store, for heaven's sake: the velvet ropes, the flashbulbs, the crush of almost-famous faces.